Birmingham City Deny Sale Reports

August 8, 2013

Birmingham City have released a statement on their website refuting speculation the club is to be sold.

There had been speculation that owner Carson Yeung was to sell imminently, buy but the Championship club insist that is not the case.

The statement reads: “Birmingham City wishes to draw a line under recent rumours circulating regarding the apparent sale of the football club.

“The club wishes to remind and reassure all supporters that any developments regarding the ownership or potential sale of the club will be announced to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange first and foremost.

“The club has been inundated with messages from supporters reacting to a series of disruptive rumours and speculation. There has been no sale agreed nor is any change of ownership imminent at this moment in time.

“The process to seek fresh investment for the club continues in earnest and, patient as ever, the club vows to communicate all relevant and accurate developments on this front as and when they happen.

“For now, everybody at the club is fully focused on ensuring that the 2013/14 Sky Bet Championship is a success and we trust all supporters will continue to give their full backing to Lee Clark and his squad.”